Geographic Information System (GIS)

The Geographic Information System (GIS) is a data management system designed to capture, store, retrieve, analyze and report geographic and demographic information. GIS provides data in the form of maps, digital data, tabulation, document publications and web applications. The team also provides City departments with the tools they need to perform their duties. A Geographic Information System (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. Altoona's GIS is housed under the Codes and Inspections Department.

The City of Altoona strives to provide the most accurate data and analysis possible; however, we do not guarantee the accuracy of this product. The City of Altoona accepts no responsibility for any errors, omissions, or positional inaccuracies. Although information from land surveys may have been used in the creation of this product, in no way does this product represent or constitute a land survey. The information provided in this product is used to locate, identify and inventory parcels and/or geography within the City of Altoona limits for deliberative, advisory, and consultative purpose ONLY. It is not to be construed or used as a legal description. Users of the information contained in this product are strongly cautioned to verify all information before making any decisions.